8 of the Biggest Kitchen Design Trends for 2018

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Looking for a fresh start for the new year? Consider upgrading your kitchen. Those Shaker-style cabinets should be the first thing to go, and you’ll probably want to give the dramatic paint trend a try. Here are some trends professional designers say we’ll be seeing a lot of. 1. Clean lines “We aren’t seeing as many Shaker-style cabinets,” says VW … Read More

#259: Old-School Investing Wisdom from 60+ Years with Mike Anderson

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One of the most impactful moments for most real estate investors is meeting a “mentor,” someone older and wiser who can share with them the lessons they’ve learned. That’s exactly what today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast is! Mike Anderson has invested in real estate for over 60 years, doing everything from buying 200 houses per month to owning a … Read More

Redfin Housing Demand Index Fell 6.2% from October to November

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The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 6.2 percent from 136 in October to 127 in November. The Demand Index is based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers. The seasonally adjusted number of buyers requesting home tours fell slightly by 1.9 percent, while the number making offers fell 14.7 percent. “Three years of low inventory is … Read More

3 Ways to Get a Whole New Look With Just a Coat of Paint

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Paint is easily one of the biggest home design tools at your disposal. It has the ability to take a room from dark and dingy to light and bright – and from small and cramped to spacious and airy. To find out exactly how to change the look of a room with paint, we asked house-flipping pros and owners of … Read More

14 Million Households Plan to Give Their Homes to Family

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Americans are moving less than ever, according to Zillow’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Just 4.2 percent of American homeowners moved between 2015 and 2016 – which is almost half the 7.7 percent rate reported in 1990. According to the Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report 2017 , 86 percent of all American homeowners – defined … Read More

#258: Six-Figure House Flipping with Gabe DaSilva

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Massive goals encourage massive action – and a massive plan to get there. That’s the truth behind today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast where we sit down with Gabe DaSilva, a New Jersey real estate investor that specializes in a unique niche of house flipping: “Add-a-Level” or “Pop Tops.” You’ll hear how Gabe shoots for a six-figure payday on each … Read More

Landlords Just Got a Big Tax Break

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Through a late provision added to the GOP tax plan last weekend, real estate investors may be on course for a multimillion-dollar tax break. The change would allow real estate investors to take advantage of a new break that provides a 20 percent deduction on taxable income for pass-through companies. A pass-through is a special type of corporate structure, popular … Read More

5 Home Design Trends for 2018 (and 3 Fads That Need to Go )

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Home design trends come and go – and in 2018, one look that’s on its way out could actually cause your home to sell for less. Here’s a look at five design trends you’ll be seeing more of in 2018, and three it’s time to kiss goodbye (especially if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to sell your home). Trending … Read More